Are Flip-Flops the Best Choice in Summer Footwear?

Are Flip-Flops the Best Choice in Summer Footwear?

Most bunions are caused by poor choices and/or poor fitting shoes. A bunion is essentially a dislocation of your big toe joint.  The muscle in the bottom of our foot (adductor hallucis) that pulls our toe to midline becomes tight and strong and its counterpart (abductor hallucis) on the outside of the foot becomes weak and is unable to keep the big toe in a neutral position.

Suffering from toe pain?

Suffering from toe pain?

Also choose a shoe that is wide enough in the toe box. So many shoes squish our toes and we don’t always realize this as we become accustomed to it.

Lyme FAQ by Gerhild Bjornson PhD MD

How and where can I get tested for Lyme disease? Lyme tests are BLOOD tests which can be done at UVM, Quest, or Igenix labs.

Lyme Disease at Living Well by Gerhild Bjornson PhD MD

Lyme disease was first recognized in 1975 after researchers investigated why unusually large numbers of children were being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in Lyme, Connecticut, and two neighboring towns.

Understanding Concussions

If you have just suffered a concussion, it is difficult to consider doing any form of exercise, especially cardiovascular activity.

Get Ready To Move Your Body

Spring is around the corner- yes some days it feels as if winter is still here but really the calendar says spring is coming. With spring comes longer days and an overall change in activity level.

Butt I Forgot!

Butt I Forgot!

The gluteal muscles are usually strong and functionally important.  Inhibition or delayed onset of these muscles is the root cause of many injuries and pain in the back, hips, knees and ankles.